Friday, April 24, 2015

Captain Terry Sanders - San Juan Islands- Captain for Hire

Captain T as he's known is back in business and is located some where in the San Juan Islands.
With 35 years as sailing and motoring experience he the man for the job. NOTE on the blog , left hand column indicates what services he has to offer.
He has re-instated his old email address and his booking number is


Monday, April 14, 2008

USCG charter yacht Captain for hire,

"The Ringleader Shakedown Cruise"
Jennis Bay to Port McNeil

September 3, 2007

The owner wants to go to a place where she can connect to the internet, and postal or fed ex services.
Capt. Terry suggests Port McNeil about 30 miles to the south, across Queen Charlotte Straight, she agrees.
"The Ringleader" departs Jennis Bay 11:00 am, and arrives at Port McNeil secured on E Dock by 4:30 pm.

Sunday, April 06, 2008

USCG charter yacht Captain for hire,

"The Ringleader" Shakedown Cruise
Echo Bay to Jennis Bay, Drury Inlet

September 1, 2007

When anchored in Sprout Island cove and the "Toad Hall" came in to the bay for a night, Capt. Terry and the owner went over to visit. Capt. Duane recommended places to go that he and his wife Jeannie thought were good anchorages and moorage places. One of the places was Jennis Bay inside Duruy Inlet 9 miles west of Sullivan Bay. The owner tells Capt. Terry that is to be "The Ringleaders" next destination.
Capt. Terry figures out that the bottleneck in this destination is Stuart narrows 25 knt miles from Echo Bay, and it needs to passed through at 4:53pm when the water will be at high slack.
Departing Echo Bay at 1PM " The Ringleader" reaches Stuart Narrows a half of an hour before slack and receives a little push through the narrows, and is secured at the Jennis Bay Marina by 5:10PM

Sunday, March 30, 2008

USCG charter yacht Captain for hire,

"The Ringleader" Shakedown Cruise

Echo Bay

August 30, & 31, 2007

Echo Bay has 2 marinas "The Ringleader" Moored at Carol and Jerry's Marina called The Windsong Sea Village. It is across the small bay from The Echo Bay Marina, that was going through a change of ownership and management at that time.
it also had a fuel dock and store, although the store was open the fuel dock was not.
Less than a mile south of the store on the entrance point was a museum, run by a local fisherman Bill Proctor that had filled up a small cabin with things he has collected from the sea ,woods and Islands, that you can visit. Bill accepts donations ($), and has stories to tell, and T-Shirts , books and Art pieces to sell that you can buy as treasures, gifts, or mementos.
Back at the marina we are invited to dinner on the dock, potluck, by Carol, with other marina guest.